AWP Plaintiffs Appeal Disqualification Of Counsel

Law360, New York (January 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The consumer class representatives in the multidistrict litigation over average wholesale drug prices are appealing a judge’s declaration that one of their attorneys is unfit to serve as co-lead counsel, questioning her use of discretion in striking him from the case.

In court documents filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the plaintiffs said that December 2003 amendments to federal rules mandate that district courts should undertake “heightened attention to the class action requirements in the context of a class certification...
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